Oct 17, dark side member. Joined Jan 6. Posts. #3 Jun 15, I cut my old ones out. Like jp said, they are a pain. To get the new ones in, rent or borrow a bushing/balljoint installation kit.
You can use a hydraulic press too, just make sure to have a spacer in between the two fingers to prevent them from bushremoval.buzzted Reading Time: 7 mins. S pickups have been popular since the '80s because they're affordable, easy to work on and have lots of aftermarket accessories.
If you want to lower your truck or install airbags, replacing the lower control arm for a new unit is a common modification and can be done at home with the right tools.
It should. Front Control Arm Bushings fits these vehicles: Chevrolet S10 Blazer 2WD - thru 2WD - Chevrolet S10 Pickup 2WD - thru 2WD - GMC S15 Pickup 2WD - thru 2WD - GMC Sonoma 2WD - thru 2WD - Isuzu Hombre thru Oldsmobile Bravada 2WD - thru 2WD - /5(15).
Did the LH side a couple days ago. Decided to do RH today. RockAuto ships auto parts and body parts from over manufacturers to customers' doors worldwide, all at warehouse prices. Easy to use parts catalog. S-Series V3 Lower Arm Pair. S V3 Arm Pair; Moog Ball Joints; Graphite lined poly bushings, with bolt sleeves; Shock mounts (standard hole drilled on side of arm for shock button style mount) Lower bag mount built into arm; These arms designed to fit all years of the following vehciles in 2wd format - S, Sonoma, Extreme and some G-Body.
Aug 07, Greetings everyone! I have a '79 King Cab with disc brakes and some lower control arm bushings that are kicking my ass!
Got the old ones out using an air hammer. A hammer bit quickly takes care of the inner sleeve and rubber bushing. A chisel.